A system of objects or symbols, such as sounds or character sequences, that can be combined in various ways following a set of rules, especially to communicate thoughts, feelings, or instructions.
Insincere expression of respect, loyalty, support, etc.
Sloping part or surface, as the angled edge of plate glass
To move with quick, light, softly audible steps.
The everyday language spoken by a people as distinguished from the literary language.
(Linguis.) The total stock of morphemes in a language
The systematic study of terms
(Mining) A fissure or mineral vein traversing the strata vertically, or nearly so.
To lower or bend the head or body, as in a nod or bow.
To use slang or abusive talk
To cause to slope or slant; tip
A row or panel of items stored or grouped together.
To erect or establish; set up:
A slope or gradual inclination, especially of a road or railroad track:
Something made or done to cheat or deceive; fraud; sham; hoax
Meat containing little or no fat
The back part of the human foot, under the ankle and behind the instep
The definition of a tip is secret information or advice given to be helpful.
insincere talk about religion or morals
The definition of a standard is something established as a rule, example or basis of comparison.
A false show of something
A variety of a language that differs from the standard form
A secret jargon used by traditionally itinerant people in Great Britain and Ireland, based on systematic inversion or alteration of the initial consonants of Gaelic words.
The quality of being dishonest; dishonest behavior; deceiving, stealing, etc.
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